Tag Archive: FIM Superbike World Championship

Apr 10

Bimota plant visited by FIM and Dorna

On 8 April, FIM and Dorna WSBK representatives visited the Bimota plant in Rimini, Italy.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The purpose of this visit was to meet the new proprietors of the Italian manufacturer and to verify that the production procedure is going ahead smoothly with a view to obtaining the required FIM homologation for the motorcycle to take part to the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

FIM Superbike World Championship

New homologation procedure

FIM logo The FIM is pleased to announce that a new homologation procedure has been approved by a majority within the Superbike Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

FIM Superbike World Championship: Appointment of new officials

2014 FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logo The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization are pleased to announce that the Superbike Permanent Bureau has appointed new permanent officials within the FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Monza: Guintoli/Aprilia appeal rejected by the FIM International Disciplinary Court (CDI)

2013 FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logoFollowing the decision taken by the FIM Stewards at Race 2 of the FIM Superbike round held on 12 May in Monza (ITA) and counting towards the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship to cancel the drop of position sanction imposed by the Race Direction on rider Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), the Aprilia Racing Team and rider Sylvain Guintoli lodged an appeal with the FIM CDI. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Superbike Safety Commission

FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logoThe FIM, together with the FIM Superbike World Championship Race Direction, called a meeting with all World Superbike Riders at Silverstone (United Kingdom), during the ninth Round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Monza awaits the eni FIM Superbike World Championship

Riders ready to take on the fastest track in the calendar

Monza logoThe eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Monza’s Autodromo Nazionale for the 4th round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Fassi Gru joins the Superbike World Championship

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is pleased to welcome onboard to Fassi Gru as Official Sponsor for the series.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackWSBK - FASSI_Ph Island_Giguliano_actionFounded in 1946 in the small town of Albino, north of Italy, Fassi Gru is a worldwide market leader for hydraulic cranes, with an average of 12,000 units produced per year and a distribution that spreads all over the world to cover many different countries: from England to Australia, from Canada to France, paying special attention to the specific needs of every single national market. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Season finale starts best of all for Sykes

After first qualifying of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship season finale one of the potential champions

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteWSBK - Imola - Tom Sykes - Kawasaki Racing TeamTom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), leads the field, with a lap time of 1 minute 38.200 seconds. He was 0.448 seconds ahead of the next best qualifier at this early stage of proceedings. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Bridgepoint brings together MotoGP and World Superbikes

MotoGP and WorldSBK, will be integrated within the Dorna Sports group but managed as separate events

MotoGP logoSBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteBridgepoint has announced that Dorna Sports and Infront Sports & Media have reached agreement to bring both their motorcycle racing interests under a single umbrella organisation. Dorna is the organiser of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (“MotoGP”), whilst Infront organises the eni FIM Superbike World Championship (“WorldSBK”) through its subsidiary Infront Motor Sports. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Superbike face-off at Magny-Cours for Biaggi, Sykes and Melandri

The Manufacturers’ battle is also at stake

Alfa Romeo Mito SBKSBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackThree riders and three different manufacturers will be facing off on Sunday in the final showdown at Magny-Cours for the 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship titles. Not for the first time will the French circuit play host to the championship’s grand finale, which this time sees two Italians, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (BMW Motorad Motorsport) and a British rider, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), currently second in the standings, mathematically still in with a chance of winning. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Melandri leads the chasing pack on day one

Laguna Seca returns to the World Superbike calendar in 2013

WSBK - Portimao_Friday_LowesWSBK - Portimao_Friday_BarrierMarco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) proved the fastest rider on day one at Portimao, with a 1 minute 43.196 second lap taking him ahead of Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing). Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) was third, and completing a sequence of different machines in the top four places, Jonathan Rea (Honda World Superbike Team) was fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

World Superbike adds Jerez de la Frontera to championship calendar

“We are delighted with the addition of another prestigious name to our World Championship calendar” – Paolo Flammini

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackWSBK - Jerez - Paolo Flammini - María José García PelayoInfront Motor Sports and Jerez de la Frontera have announced that the Spanish circuit will join the eni FIM Superbike World Championship calendar from 2013 onwards following an agreement signed today in Jerez. The agreement is for three years from 2013 to 2015 inclusive and next year’s race can now be confirmed as the final round of the season on 20 October. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Portuguese round to go ahead as scheduled at Portimao

The thirteenth and penultimate round of this year’s championship

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackAutodroma Internacional Algarve - PortimaoInfront Motor Sports announces that the Portuguese Round of the 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve is to go ahead as planned.

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May 08

World Superbike heads cross-channel and Donington-bound

The numerous UK fans expected to pack into Donington will also be cheering on their local hero Leon Haslam

Donington ParkSBK logoThe 2012 FIM Superbike World Championship continues its first European leg of races this coming weekend at the Donington Park circuit in the UK, where it all began back in 1988, the year of the very first round of the production-based series. 25 years and 301 rounds further on, the East Midlands track 180 kms north of London is getting ready to offer even more excitement at what will be the fifth of 14 rounds this season and races number 598 and 599 in its history. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

World Superbike faces unpredictable weekend at Assen

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to the track this coming weekend at Assen in the Netherlands.

SBK logoWSBK - Imola - Carlos ChecaIt will be the third of 14 rounds this season and the 300th round overall for the production-based series that made its debut in 1988. In the previous round at Imola, Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) took his Ducati back to the top of the table at the Italian manufacturer’s home circuit, overhauling Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) who dominated the opener in Australia. The points gap at the top is tight, with six riders (representing five manufacturers: Ducati, Aprilia, Kawasaki, BMW and Honda) currently separated by 35 points.

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